Medical Cost Of Childhood Obesity Is $19,000 Per Obese Child, Researchers Say

Medical Cost Of Childhood Obesity Is $19,000 Per Obese Child, Researchers Say

By Mary MacVean, Los Angeles Times Are the millions of dollars spent to try to reverse childhood obesity a good investment? One answer might be found in the cost if the condition ...

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Bariatric Surgery Found To Ease Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

Bariatric Surgery Found To Ease Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Bariatric surgery did more to improve symptoms of diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol after three years than intensive treatmen ...

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Obesity In Young American Children Plummets

Obesity In Young American Children Plummets

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Americans are still carrying too much weight, but a new federal study offers a glimmer of hope amongst the nation’s smallest eaters: Between 20 ...

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Sugar Levels In Food Must Be Cut

Sugar Levels In Food Must Be Cut

London (AFP) - Health experts launched a drive on Thursday to cut sugar levels in food in an effort to tackle obesity and diabetes. The Action on Sugar campaign aims to make the p ...

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Obesity Ballooning In Developing World

Obesity Ballooning In Developing World

London (AFP) - The number of obese and overweight people in the developing world nearly quadrupled to almost a billion between 1980 and 2008, a think-tank report said on Friday. T ...

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